Apple retail employees to get up to $1,000 bonus amid pay equity concerns

Apple is giving its retail employees a rare bonus that for some workers will equate to a one-time payout of $1,000, according to a report on Wednesday.

Apple StoreCiting sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports Apple plans to issue bonuses of up to $1,000 to retail employees, including staff who work in the company’s AppleCare and online sales departments.Employees who joined Apple prior to March 31 will be granted the full $1,000 payout, while those hired after that date are set to receive $500, the report said. Workers recently hired to manage the holiday shopping rush will be paid an extra $200, according to sources.

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